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Palmer, Robert T.; Arroyo, Andrew T.; Maramba, Dina C. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
While research has shown that the racial diversity of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) is increasing, literature suggests that some stakeholders at HBCUs feel the diversification of Black colleges could change their culture, which some see as vital for promoting the success of Black students. Given this, the following study…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Stakeholders, Case Studies, Student Personnel Workers
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Squire, Dian D.; Kelly, Bridget Turner; Jourian, T. J.; Byrd, Ajani M.; Manzano, Lester J.; Bumbry, Michael – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
In Fall, 2012, the Loyola University Chicago Higher Education program faculty admitted a doctoral cohort of 5 men of color. This article is a reflexive and reflective autoethnography that explores the college choice processes of 5 doctoral men of color through a Critical Race Feminist perspective. The faculty program chair's narrative supplements…
Descriptors: Admission (School), Personal Narratives, Feminism, Males
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Motl, Thomas C.; Multon, Karen D.; Zhao, Fei – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
Participants include 89 college students from a tribal university in the Midwestern United States. A survey regarding attitudes and adjustment to campus was administered to all students during their first semester of college. Variables assessed included psychosociocultural integration factors, such as educational goals, trust of others at college,…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Tribally Controlled Education, American Indian Students, Student Surveys
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Garvey, Jason C.; Rankin, Susan – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
Prior scholarship offers that queer-spectrum and trans-spectrum faculty often experience hostile and uninviting institutional climates (Bilimoria & Stewart, 2009; Rankin, 2003; Sears, 2002). The results of a 2010 study (Rankin, Weber, Blumenfeld, & Frazer, 2010) suggest that these experiences may lead lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender,…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Rubin, Mark; Scevak, Jill; Southgate, Erica; Macqueen, Suzanne; Williams, Paul; Douglas, Heather – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
The present study explored the interactive effect of age and gender in predicting surface and deep learning approaches. It also investigated how these variables related to degree satisfaction. Participants were 983 undergraduate students at a large public Australian university. They completed a research survey either online or on paper. Consistent…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Gender Differences, Predictor Variables, Undergraduate Students
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Lombardi, Allison; Gelbar, Nicholas; Dukes, Lyman L., III; Kowitt, Jennifer; Wei, Yan; Madaus, Joseph; Lalor, Adam R.; Faggella-Luby, Michael – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
In this study, the literature in disability and higher education was examined, with a specific focus on assessment instruments. Published articles (n = 203) on development of new or refinement of existing instruments were reviewed for traits measured and psychometric rigor reported. Findings showed instruments are intended for professionals and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Disabilities, College Environment, Campuses
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Pitcher, Erich N.; Camacho, Trace P.; Renn, Kristen A.; Woodford, Michael R. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
Research indicates that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ+) college students face a hostile campus climate. Despite the hostile campus climate, many LGBTQ+ students persist. Understanding what helps students persist is important to student affairs professionals as they develop data-driven interventions to improve…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, College Students
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Madaus, Joseph W.; Gelbar, Nicholas; Dukes, Lyman L., III; Lalor, Adam R.; Lombardi, Allison; Kowitt, Jennifer; Faggella-Luby, Michael N. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
Support services for students with disabilities is now a distinct field of practice in higher education, with a significant increase in the number of students receiving services, programs to serve them, and professionals who oversee the programs. The field has professional and program standards, a code of ethics, and a disability service specific…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Postsecondary Education, Disabilities, Research Needs
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Uehara, Denise L.; Chugen, Jonathan; Staley Raatior, Vidalino – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
A comprehensive inquiry about the experiences of Pacific-Islander students in higher education is sorely wanting. This study uncovered cultural predilections of Pacific-Islander students from the American-affiliated Pacific region related to their experiences in a Western setting. The University of Hawaii at Hilo (UH Hilo) serves as the backdrop…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Student Experience, Focus Groups
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George Mwangi, Chrystal A.; Bettencourt, Genia M.; Malaney, Victoria K. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
In 2014, an online student activist movement--"I, Too, Am"--exposed everyday racism Black collegians experience. The movement began at Harvard University and spread to universities throughout the U.S. and abroad. Student activism maintains a strong social media presence, but there is little empirical scholarship on the subject. This…
Descriptors: College Students, Computer Mediated Communication, Racial Identification, Self Concept
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Edwards, Sachi – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
There is a burgeoning interfaith movement in U.S. higher education, inspired, in large part, by global events, and aimed at promoting tolerance of religious diversity. While there are various supporting arguments and approaches to this type of student programming, social justice oriented approaches--that is, approaches specifically centered around…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Higher Education, Religious Cultural Groups, Minority Groups
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Heredia, Dagoberto, Jr.; Piña-Watson, Brandy; Castillo, Linda G.; Ojeda, Lizette; Cano, Miguel Ángel – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
The present study examined behavioral and attitudinal domains of acculturation (e.g., adoption of White host culture norms) and enculturation (e.g., maintenance of traditional Latina/o norms), as well as the mediating role of intragroup marginalization (e.g., teasing from family members for not being Latina/o enough) and perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, College Students, Cultural Awareness, Student Attitudes
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Garibay, Juan C.; Vincent, Shirley – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
Students of color remain severely underrepresented in many science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, including environmental fields. Although there is a growing body of research on predictors of selecting a STEM major, generally, much less is know about factors, especially at the program level, that predict the…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Disproportionate Representation, STEM Education, Environmental Education
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Yakaboski, Tamara; Perez-Velez, Karla; Almutairi, Yousef – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
Through an exploratory sequential mixed-methods case study of 1 midsize research university, this study models how to use research to assess student experiences of campus climate and then create new opportunities that address their needs on campus. The purpose of this study was to explore Saudi graduate students' experiences and their interactions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research, Case Studies, Research Universities
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Dache-Gerbino, Amalia – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
In an effort to challenge the dominant discourses of college access and highlight nondominant discourses of college access such as geographic racism and segregation, I employ a Critical Geographic College Access (CGCA) framework. This framework consists of critical geographic theories such as power-geometry and spatial mismatch. Using Geographic…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Racial Segregation, Geographic Information Systems, Spatial Ability
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